Nelson minor hockey wins at four tournaments

The Kootenay Ice meanwhile lost a pair of home games.

The Nelson Senior Leafs went undefeated at a weekend tournament in Castlegar.

The Nelson Leafs’ future stars were victorious in four weekend tournaments.

The Senior Leafs went undefeated through three games in Castlegar at a 22-team tournament. Jack Boyes and Wyatt Groenhuysen each scored hat tricks in a 12-0 win over the Greater Trail Snipers on Friday. Boyes had another hat trick in an 8-2 win against Key City Drywall on Saturday, and the Leafs capped the tourney with a 5-2 victory against the Creston Valley Chiefs on Sunday.

Meanwhile, Nelson’s peewee Tier 2 squad finished first at a six-team tournament in Trail.

The Leafs captured gold Sunday with a 4-3 win in the finals against Spokane after advancing past Kamloops 3-2 in the semifinals. Nelson went 2-1 in the preliminary round.

Also in Trail, the Nelson-Castlegar peewee Tier 3 team took home gold with a 5-3 victory against Fernie in a six-team competition.

In Nelson, the Midget Leafs No. 2 team were undefeated through five games at a six-team tournament. The team took first place with a 9-2 win in the finale against Castlegar. Midget Leafs No. 1 meanwhile finished third.

Meanwhile in BC Major Midget Hockey League action, the Kootenay Ice couldn’t find an answer for the Okanagan Rockets in a two-game weekend set in Nelson.

Myles Mattila, Alec Zawatsky and Lucas Cullen each scored in the second period as the Rockets beat the Ice 3-1 in the opening game Saturday. Terrell Clarricoates had the lone goal for the Ice.

In Sunday’s game, the Rockets doubled the Ice 4-2 to keep pace with the Vancouver NW Giants for third overall at 17-8-2. The Ice, meanwhile, remain second from the bottom of the standings at 4-22-2.

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